Skip to content

Release Notes

December 20, 2018

New

  • User Groups. This feature allows admins to create groups of users then assign them to multiple report groups. This makes managing multiple users on what reports they can access easier. Refer to the Admin Guide for more details.
  • Timezone selection is now available for Admin Reporting purposes.

Enhancements

  • Reports that have their RLS configured incorrectly will display an error message on the report page when a user tries to access them.

October 29, 2018

New

  • Admins are now able to view their tenants admin secret in Portal Settings.
  • Admins can reset their Publisher account password under Portal Settings.

Enhancements

  • Improved security.

October 2, 2018

New

  • Admins now have the option of setting a maximum number of days a user can be inactive before their account is disabled. Admins are able to re-enable disabled accounts if desired. Default number of days before a user is disabled is 30 days.
  • We have now provided a demo page which contains demo users. This page allows anyone to try Binokula as sample users and see how each user views Binokula differently.
  • Admins can now test user accounts through SSO links. This allows admins to check what a users account can see or do when they login to Binokula.

Enhancements

  • Admin icons now display correctly on certain iPads.

September 11, 2018

New

  • Users can now be Enabled or Disabled in the User Management section. The next release will incorporate an auto-disable feature for inactive users for administrators that wish to use this feature.
  • The API also allows for the enabling or disabling of users.
  • Binokula Documentation is live and hosted on https://binokula.github.io. The release notes have also been moved to the documentation section.

Enhancements

  • SSO API has optional existingusersonly parameter added. This can be used to stop users from being auto-created.
  • The noreply password reset email domain has been changed to binokula.com.

August 13, 2018

New

  • Azure AD SSO Integration. If your company uses Azure AD, you should be able to authenticate automatically. We will continue to streamline this process as part of our next release
  • Mobile Paging Support. This release enables controls on the mobile view to jump across report pages.

Enhancements

  • Azure REDIS Failover Upgrade. As part of the 30 minutes outage (our first in over 3 months) we experienced on Azure REDIS last week, we have added redundancy and failover for Azure REDIS.

July 31, 2018

New

  • Binokula.app URL is live. Branding will begin to change to Binokula.app
  • First version of Mobile support is live! Feel free to create a mobile view for the first page of your report. Navigation controls are coming soon.
  • Home page supports tenant lookups. Enter your email address and you will be directed to your tenant automatically. Check it out by going to https://Binokula.app

Enhancements

  • Email with hyphens now supported as a valid email address.
  • Improved back-end monitoring and error notifications for our sysadmins. If an error occurs we'll know about it.

July 12, 2018

New

  • Release Notes published

Bug Fixes

  • Portal Auto Close Option fix for Edge V41

July 4, 2018

New

  • Portal Settings added to allow redirect or tab close on logout.

June 28, 2018

New

  • Admins can now request a password reset on behalf of a user.

Enhancements

  • Password reset workflow streamlined to complete the user's email and provide auto-logon.
  • Auto-show report and set to default if user can only access one report
  • Report Refresh button clears report cache and ensure all users see the latest list of reports available

June 19, 2018

New

  • Admin report is now accessible on open4bi.com/admin

Enhancements

  • Report refresh button is now green and more obvious

June 11, 2018

New

  • Breadcrumb added on top of the admin page
  • List Report Groups a report belongs to on Report page
  • Enable search for users in both Report Groups and User Management section

Enhancements

  • Add/Remove link now replaces checkbox for user on Report Groups

June 5, 2018

New

  • Report Groups added, allowing admins to specify which users can see which reports

May 23, 2018

New

  • Refresh report in app from Power BI
  • Terms and Conditions and Privacy Statement added to logon page

Enhancements

  • Reset email now avoids most spam filters

May 1, 2018

New

  • Open4BI Officially Live